Library Podcast

Welcome to dlr Libraries Podcast page, a new service from DLR Libraries. If you missed some of our events over the past few months you can now get a chance to hear them as they happened thanks to our podcasting page.

Here you can browse the complete collection of podcasts in the series. Each one may be played on the page, or downloaded and saved. Click here to listen via our dlr soundcloud page.

Our Podcast

The Sport of Writing - Meet the Sportswriters
06 December 2012

The Sport of Writing - Meet the Sportswriters! was a special event organised as part of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Writer in Residence Programme. The event was hosted by Katy Hayes, dlr County Council Writer in Residence 2012-2013, and it gave the audience an opportunity to hear renowned authors and journalists John Breen, Declan Lynch and Johnny Watterson read from their work and talk about their relationship with sport as writers. The Writer in Residence programme is organised by dlr Arts Office and Library Service and is grant-aided by the Arts Council. The podcast of the event was recorded on Thursday 6th December 2012 in dlr Leisure Services, Meadowbrook, Ballinteer.

Kate Mosse
03 November 2012

Kate Mosse is the author of the multi-million international bestselling Languedoc Trilogy which comprises Labyrinth, Sepulcre and now, Citadel. Citadel is a story of daring and courage, of lives risked and of a darker combat being fought in the shadows. Kate who was also co-founder of The Orange Prize, is in conversation with Mia Gallagher, former dlr Writer in Residence, playwright, actress and author and the podcast was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday 3rd November 2012.

David Norris
30 October 2012

David Norris’s decision to run for President of Ireland in 2011 proved to be the most bruising period of his life. A Kick Against the Pricks reveals the full, no-holds-barred story of the campaign and it is a brilliant, deeply revealing autobiography. In this podcast, Norris is interviewed by award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster Olivia O’Leary and it was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Tuesday 30th October 2012.

T.C. Boyle
09 October 2012

T.C. Boyle’s vivid literary portraits of the wild side of the American landscape have enriched a distinguished career comprising fourteen novels and dozens of short stories dating back to the early 1980s. His latest novel, San Miguel, is a vivid and gripping story of hard lives pitched against the elements, the desires of stubborn men and the unbearable burden of love. Boyle treats his audience to excerpts from San Miguel plus a complete short story, all recorded at the Assembly Hall, County Hall on Tuesday 9th October.

Darren Shan
06 October 2012

Acclaimed King of Horror, Darren Shan continued dlr Children’s Book Festival celebrations at the Pavilion Theatre with a talk about his brand new book, Zom-B. The podcast was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday 6th October 2012.